About This Listing
This beautiful 3 bedroom/2½ Bath vacation home/villa is nestled on the Mountain hillside overlooking Ojochal, Punterenas with stunning views of the river mouth, Cano Island, the Osa Peninsula and the Pacific ocean.
"Estilo de Vida" ("The Style of Life") is available for short-term and long-term rental.
The Village of Ojochal lies on the south central Pacific coast of Costa Rica in the province of Puntarenas. Ojochal is approximately thirty minutes drive south of Dominical and twenty minutes north of Palmar Sur. The village consists of a variety of hotels, restaurants, bars and stores. Ojochal also has many amenities including a doctor office, dentist office, supermarket, bakery, gas station, hardware store, an internet cafe, DHL Office, beauty salon, taxi service and so much more. Ojochal is located near to several beautiful beaches and surrounded by magnificent mountains, and "Estilo de Vida" is nestled into the sides of the mountains, overlooking the Village, the river mouth, and the Pacific Ocean. Set at an altitude of 700 feet above sea level the house escapes the problems with mosquitoes that will be experienced at lower altitudes.
Estilo de Vida' is located in a development that features very large lots, minimum of 6 acres up to 60 acres. (View (website hidden) satellite image) . The development has not had many houses constructed and as a result the house makes an excellent location for viewing the abundant local wildlife.
My wife, 10 month old son and I had a fabulous stay at Estilo Vida. Massi was an excellent host, and was always responsive to our questions and planning efforts leading up to our trip. He even had several vases full of fresh local plants & flowers waiting for us when we arrived.
The property itself is a little dated, however the spectacular view, expansive grounds, pool, jungle seclusion, wifi, & AC in the bedrooms more than made up for it. Estilo Vida is a few KM up the mountain off the main paved road which could be a little intimidating if you're not prepared for it. That, however, is one of the most compelling attributes of the Uvita/Ojochal area: it's a little off the grid and perhaps reminiscent of what other areas of Costa Rica used to be like before they were developed. Estilo Vida was an ideal home base for exploring the area, and we hope to come back some day!
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